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257. Public Elementary Schools Holding Activities and Parental Attendance: 1996

[In percent. For grades K-8 during school year ending in year shown. Based on survey and subject to sampling error; see source for details]

 
ESTIMATE OF TYPICAL PARENTAL ATTENDANCE 1
Schools
TYPE OF ACTIVITY holding Most More About Less
activity or all than half half than half Few
 
Open house or back-to-school night 97 49 31 13 6 1
Arts event 2 96 36 30 16 13 5
Regularly scheduled schoolwide
parent-teacher conferences 92 57 21 11 9 3
Sports event 3 85 12 21 20 30 17
Science fairs or other academic
demonstrations or events 84 19 24 20 23 14



1 Estimated by person most knowledgeable about parental involvement programs.
2 Such as a play, dance, or musical performance.
3 Or other athletic demonstration.

Source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System, NCES 98-032, Parent Involvement in Children's Education: Efforts by Public Elementary Schools, January 1998.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/98032.html



http://www.allcountries.org/uscensus/257_public_elementary_schools_holding_activities_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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